Alabama Genealogy

Alabama Genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It contains information and records for Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Specifically, it provides sources for birth records, death records, marriage records, census records, tax records, court records, and military records. It also provides some historical details about different times in Alabama history.

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  • 1862 Alabama Salt List
    To understand the Alabama Salt Lists, one must first grasp the significance of Salt as a factor in the Civil War. To do this, the reader must transport himself back in time. Back to the period of the Civil War. Back to a time when life was much simpler and Salt was a definite necessity. To impoverished individuals and families, salt, a basic necessity of life, was extremely difficult to come by cheaply beginning in 1862. Alabama developed a system by which they purchased salt and distributed it to the poor directly, and others who could distribute it to the poor, in order that the people of Alabama would have sufficient salt for their usage. While doing this, Alabama developed lists of people who received the salt. This is such a list.
  • Distinguished Men, Women and Families of Franklin County, Alabama
  • Revolutionary Soldiers in Alabama
    Being a list of names, compiled from authentic sources, of soldiers of the American Revolution, who resided in the state of Alabama.
  • History Timeline (In progress)
    This is a large history project that will supplement the genealogy information supplied by this website and help put your Alabama genealogy search into historic perspective.

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Apperson Obituaries, Autauga County, Alabama

The following are obituaries of Autauga County, Alabama, residents with the last name of Apperson. When a clipping can be made of the actual obituary it is included with the listing. Most of these were extracted from The Prattville Progress, but some more recent ones, were culled from online obituaries of local funeral homes.
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Biography of William L. Schieffelin

The 1893 article outlines the life and work of William L. Schieffelin, a dedicated citizen and tax assessor of Baldwin County, Alabama. Known for his business acumen, Schieffelin contributed significantly to his community through his successful general merchandise store and tenure as tax assessor.
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Biography of William H. Gasque

The 1893 article chronicles the life of William H. Gasque, a dedicated public servant and probate judge in Baldwin County, Alabama. With his extensive service in court and legislative roles, Gasque significantly contributed to the county’s progress, successfully mitigating its debt, and improving infrastructure through personal efforts.
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Biography of T. G. McGowan

T. G. McGowan, born in 1832 in Ireland, became a respected planter and county commissioner in Baldwin County, Alabama. He served in the Fifteenth Alabama cavalry during the Civil War and later became a successful farmer and stock grower. He also served as a local preacher in the Methodist church.
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Biography of Spencer Sharp

Spencer Sharp, born 1809 in Virginia, was a pioneering horticulturist in Alabama, known for his ground-breaking work in orange culture. Despite initial challenges, his patience led to substantial rewards, securing his legacy in Alabama’s agricultural history.
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